Argentines Abroad: a Messi brace, and Saviola gets a gong

There wasn't much Argentine involvement during FA Cup weekend in England, but elsewhere there was plenty to talk about. Another double from Lionel Messi - this time late on - was added to a Player Of The Year award for Javier Saviola in Portugal and a missed penalty for Javier Pastore in Italy. All this... Continue Reading →

The transfer shenanigans are starting already

The end of the European season has brought with it the usual spate of embryonic transfer rumours, so since there's no Argentines Abroad this week, let's take a (very) quick look at some of them to give you a bit of reading matter today, shall we? Boca Juniors have had a few offers for players,... Continue Reading →

Same old story

Saturday saw two clásicos in Primera A. Estudiantes beat Gimnasia 'away' in the Estadio Municipal de La Plata, Ezequiel Maggiolo scoring twice either side of Federico Domínguez's equaliser, and both sides having two men sent off. But if you think that makes a front page-worthy match in Argentina, think again. Because Racing took the lead against Boca... Continue Reading →

Boca scrape through

They didn't quite get the five goals they needed to make it absolutely certain off their own backs, but Copa Libertadores holders Boca Juniors nonetheless qualified for the knockout stages of the tournament on Tuesday night courtesy of their own three-goal victory over Maracaibo, and Colo Colo's 1-1 draw against Atlas of Mexico. After first... Continue Reading →

Independiente’s wait continues

Independiente haven't won in La Bombonera for twelve years, and that run continued on Sunday afternoon in the latest clásico of the weekend. In a lively match, they took the lead early on and saw Boca reduced to ten men shortly before the break, but had to settle for a point after a fine equaliser... Continue Reading →

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